Map of Six To Celebrate 2012

2012 1. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 2. Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens 3. Morningside Heights, Manhattan 4. Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx 5. Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx 6. Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn Join us at the 2012 Six To Celebrate Launch Party 

Map of Six To Celebrate 2012

2012 1. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 2. Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows, Queens 3. Morningside Heights, Manhattan 4. Port Morris Gantries, The Bronx 5. Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx 6. Victorian Flatbush, Brooklyn Join us at the 2012 Six To Celebrate Launch Party 

Help Save A Landmark From Demolition!

The owners of the individually designated City and Suburban Homes First Avenue Estate (the full-block complex from First to York Avenues between East 64th and East 65th Streets) have submitted an application for the demolition of 429 East 64th Street and 430 East 65th Street on the ground that they do not generate a sufficient […]

Livingston Street Battle Frames Debate On Landmarks

City Limits Article by Robert Gratz Since the early days of the landmarks preservation movement in New York City in the 1960s, one of the oldest arguments against official designation was what could be called the Superlative Steward Syndrome. It goes like this: Yes, our building is a treasure, an architectural wonder, in fact. We […]

Six to Celebrate 2012 Launch Party

                                     Wednesday, January 18, 20125:30pm-7:30pm Bowery Poetry Club308 Boweryat East First StreetManhattan $30 per person/ $20 Friends of HDC and Seniors http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-12-party.htm

Open Spaces, Open Voices

OPEN SPACES, OPEN VOICES WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25TH FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 PM JEFFERSON MARKET COURTHOUSE, NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BRANCH LOCATED AT 425 6TH AVENUE IN MANHATTAN   Grab the mike and tell HDC about the urban open spaces that matter to you! In order to best represent local communities citywide, we want to know […]

HDC's BOARD OF DIRECTORS & ADVISERS

  BOARD OF DIRECTORS & ADVISERS   HDC’s small professional staff is directed by our dedicated Board of Directors & Advisers, whose members represent over two dozen historic neighborhoods and are drawn from the fields of architecture, education, history, marketing, law, design, public relations, journalism and community activism. HDC’s boardconsists of 20 to 25 people […]

Funding for HDC

Financing comes from grants by such government entities as the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Council as well as from private foundations, funds and corporations; from fund-raising events such as our annualLandmarks Lion Award; and from individual donations. More than 300 Friends of HDC contribute on a regular basis and participate in our […]

Funding for HDC

Financing comes from grants by such government entities as the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Council as well as from private foundations, funds and corporations; from fund-raising events such as our annualLandmarks Lion Award; and from individual donations. More than 300 Friends of HDC contribute on a regular basis and participate in our […]

HDC's Preservation Methods

As advocate for neighborhoods not designated but meriting protection, we advise community groups that come to us because they are seeking historic designation. An HDC staff member meets with them in their neighborhoods to talk about what designation means and advises them how to proceed. Later, a committee of HDC tours the proposed district on foot, taking […]